Self catering holiday cottages in Barnard Castle, Durham, England

Choose Barnard Castle as the destination for your next cottage holiday and enjoy a stay in this fine historical riverside town, conveniently close to some of Northern England’s best natural beauty; with the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Yorkshire Dales National Park easily accessible close by.


About Self-Catering Holidays in Barnard Castle

When on holiday, don’t miss Barnard Castle’s fascinating castle ruins where you can enjoy wonderful river views and get a sense of this town’s rich history.

Bowes Museum which looks more like a French Chateau than a museum, is worth a visit for its wonderful exterior alone, as well as for the interesting collections that lie within.

For keen walkers and lovers of the great outdoors, the North Pennines AONB which is also a Global Geopark and a UNESCO site with its beautiful moorlands, peatlands, dales and rich wildlife is a fantastic area to discover.

More wonderful days out in the Yorkshire Dales National Park await where visitors can discover charming market towns and villages with stone-built cottages, tea shops and gift shops, awe-inspiring landscapes for walking or cycling, along with National Trust protected areas.

All in all, Barnard Castle has plenty to recommend it and could be a great place for a  self-catering holiday with friends or family. Whether you opt to stay in a holiday townhouse, a countryside cottage close to the town or a holiday lodge in a nearby holiday park, we trust that you’ll have a great time on a break in or close to historical Barnard Castle.

Book a Barnard Castle cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Durham on holiday.

9 rental properties

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Low Shipley Barn, North Pennines, Barnard Castle, Durham, Northern England, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
5 star

Escape to the country with a stay at this pretty stone-built cottage, with 2 bedrooms this property sleeps up to 4 plus 1 dog and features superb views over farmlands and pastures and is less than 10 minutes drive from Barnard Castle.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £305
Next availability:
from 24 July to 27 July 20 from 21 August to 04 September 20

South Byre Rural Retreat, County Durham, Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland, Durham, Northern England, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Barnard Castle 9 miles away

sleeps 1 - 5 guests
1 - 5
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

This detached cottage is located near to the village of Hamsterley and sleeps five people in two bedrooms.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £247
Next availability:
from 04 September to 11 September 20 from 02 October to 09 October 20

The Cow Byre Countryside Cottage, Cumbria & The Lake District , Barras, Cumbria, Lake District, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Barnard Castle 14 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

This stone built semi-detached cottage is attached to the owners' farmhouse, set in the hamlet of Barra, close to the town of Kirkby Stephen and sleeps two people.

Weekly Price from: £249
Next availability:
from 14 August to 17 August 20 from 21 August to 24 August 20

Topsy-Turvy Cottage, North Yorkshire, Worton, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Barnard Castle 17 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
4 star

Charming 2 bedroom pet-friendly barn conversion in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £304
Next availability:
from 29 August to 12 September 20 from 19 September to 24 October 20

Manor Lodge, Cumbria & The Lake District, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, Lake District, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Barnard Castle 18 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Two bedroom family-friendly holiday home nestled in beautiful gardens within the grounds of a Country House just a short walk from Kirkby Stephen.

Weekly Price from: £270
Next availability:
from 25 July to 26 July 20 from 08 August to 05 September 20

In and Out Country Cottage, Yorkshire Dales, Middleham, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

1 bedroom Stone-Built Holiday Cottage, Barnard Castle 19 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

Utterly charming sleeps 2 romantic retreat in the village of Middleham with exposed stone-work, warming woodburning stove, exposed wooden beams and one double bedroom plus a location conveniently near to the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this is a great place for a couple to get away and spend quality time together.

Weekly Price from: £302
Next availability:
from 17 July to 18 July 20 from 30 July to 31 July 20

Burnhope Holiday Lodge, Wearhead, Durham, Northern England, England

9 bedroom Large Holiday House, Barnard Castle 19 miles away

sleeps 10 - 18 guests
10 - 18
9 bedrooms
9
9 bathrooms
9
dog-friendly cottage, 4 dog(s) welcome
4
5 star

Impressive large country house in County Durham with 9 bedrooms, an elegant interior including a games room with a full size snooker table, inspiring countryside views over the nearby hills and moorlands along with a fantastic setting on a hillside, this pet-friendly holiday home sleeps up to 18 and is ideal for large groups of friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £2824
Next availability:
from 31 July to 01 August 20 from 29 August to 30 August 20

Unique Willow Garth Holiday House near the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors, Great Smeaton, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

6 bedroom Unusual Self-Catering, Barnard Castle 19 miles away

sleeps 4 - 12 guests
4 - 12
6 bedrooms
6
5 bathrooms
5
no dogs allowed
5 star

Unique 6 bedroom holiday house with a beautiful luxurious interior and stunning countryside views, originally a water tower, this superb property enjoys easy access to the North York Moors National Park nearby and has plenty to keep guests entertained with a games room with table tennis and table football on site and with the capacity to sleep up to 12, this is a great place for groups of friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £1345
Next availability:
from 18 July to 20 July 20 from 27 July to 03 August 20

Stonetrough Rural Retreat, Newton le willows, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Barnard Castle 20 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

Romantic rural retreat set next to beautiful countryside, just 3 miles from Bedale.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Weekly Price from: £278
Next availability:
from 31 July to 07 August 20 from 02 October to 21 May 21